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More than a month went by after Owen’s death and no one contacted Demond. He and Alicia went about their daily routine — he at the car dealership and she at the hospital. The topic of his visit to Miami rarely came up in their conversation. There was no reason for it. Alicia took Demond at his word that his meeting never took place and he had to return home early. Then one Saturday when they had finished their breakfast and retreated to the living room Alicia saw a Chevrolet Impala pull in their driveway. They rarely got visitors this early in the morning on weekends. She knew the cars their friends drove. This was not one of them. She asked Demond if he was expecting someone. He said no. But he had a suspicion that the time had come.